Could have been better

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 19, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago

the ship needs a serious makeover. Its very dark and gloomy. Even though it was build recently, it looks like a 20 year old ship. Everything is brown. Need more bright colors, more glamore. The private island is also having construction and there were no were to get chairs. Had pay for everything on the ship, Wii, Bowling, restaurants, charged for trips 3x more (did the same trips for a lot less).

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food was very average. Avocado horrible.


3 out of 5
The singers and musicians are talented. Some of the entertainment OMG. It would have been nice to have a kids contest since there were so many kids.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
Needs a makeover! There was nothing there. Had to stand on long lines just to get in. Employers did their best!

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The decore is very dark and gloomy.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
I liked the layout. The bathroom was nice. Once again everything was brown.
3 out of 5
They were doing construction and no seats available. The water was very nice and beautiful. Thank goodness the food was free...
Don't Miss: water
5 out of 5
Got our own taxi and daily trip at Atlantis and that was AMAZING!! The port we passed by and there isnt much there.
Don't Miss: ATLANTIS
1 out of 5
There is nothing there!!!!

Pros: Everyone was nice and helpful

Cons: standing on long lines, bowling, getting water, food, and decore.

Recommends Norwegian Gem? No.

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